For general media access, information or interviews with leaders on specific drug policy or harm reduction issues please contact Peter Kim (Strategic Communications Manager, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition) at

Stimulus 20018 has gathered experts in the following areas:

  • Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs (CAPUD)
  • Canadian Drug Policy Coalition (CDPC)
  • Cannabis
  • Community activism
  • Decriminalization
  • Drug checking
  • Drug policy (provincial, national and international)
  • Drug supply
  • Drug user organizing
  • Family lived experience, loss and advocacy
  • Harm Reduction
  • Harm Reduction Nursing
  • Heroin Assisted Treatment (HAT)
  • History of Canadian drug prohibition and harms of criminal justice approach
  • Homelessness and housing
  • Human rights
  • Injectable Opioid Agonist Treatment (iOAT)
  • Mobile Supervised Consumption Services (SCS)
  • National issues and politics
  • Opioid addiction treatment (OAT)
  • Overdose prevention services (OPS)
  • Overdose crisis and overdose response
  • People who use drugs
  • Public health
  • Research
  • Safer inhalation services (first in North America)
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Stigma and barriers to social and healthcare services
  • Supervised Consumption Services (SCS)
  • Syringe distribution in prisons
  • Youth
  • Vending machines
  • Women, mothering and pregnancy

People from the Rights Reporter Foundation, Chroma Capture Photography, media and other participants will be taking video, audio and photographs at Stimulus 2018. If you are uncomfortable with this, please make yourself known to the photographer and videographers.

On Social Media we are using #stimulus2018 on Facebook and Twitter.